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Best Albums of 1973

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 19,000 greatest album charts.

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1973 year summaryThe best artists of 1973 were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Genesis, Elton John, The Stooges, Paul McCartney & Wings, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie.
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,149 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:122,480
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (2,432 votes)
Comments: 289 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:589 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:18,058
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:89
Average Rating:  84/100 (922 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:435 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:14,598
Rank in 1970s32Overall Rank:115
Average Rating:  84/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:451 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:12,452
Rank in 1970s33Overall Rank:134
Average Rating:  84/100 (559 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:12,013
Rank in 1970s38Overall Rank:145
Average Rating:  82/100 (473 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:407 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:9,139
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:195
Average Rating:  80/100 (500 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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Raw PowerUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:365 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:8,656
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:206
Average Rating:  82/100 (478 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:297 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:6,212
Rank in 1970s76Overall Rank:280
Average Rating:  81/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:259 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:4,933
Rank in 1970s95Overall Rank:349
Average Rating:  82/100 (468 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:4,583
Rank in 1970s100Overall Rank:378
Average Rating:  80/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
R. Stevie Moore 4 1%
James Brown 3 1%
Pharoah Sanders 3 1%
The Wailers 3 1%
David Bowie 3 1%
The Temptations 3 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 241 41%
United Kingdom 155 26%
Germany 27 5%
Brazil 24 4%
Italy 21 4%
Mixed Nationality 18 3%
France 10 2%
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